Thrombolytic treatment with streptokinase for late intraatrial thrombosis after modified fontan procedure

Lynn Mahony, Hisashi Nikaidoh, David E Fixler

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Although the role of the Fontantype operation in providing high grade palliation for patients with tricuspid atresia and ventriculoarterial concordance has been clearly established, complications have been reported.1-3 In this report, we describe a patient who developed late intracardiac thrombosis occluding the anastomosis between the right atrium and pulmonary artery who was successfully treated with intravenous streptokinase.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)343-344
Number of pages2
JournalThe American Journal of Cardiology
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - Aug 1 1988


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  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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